Nitzschia obtusa   W. Smith,  1853 (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Bacillariales
Family:Bacillariaceae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Bacillaria obtusa (W. Smith) Elmore, 1895

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Pondicherry, Karaikal, Arasalar Estuary INDIA (Record: 2005, 2006)
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove INDIA (Record: 00/04/1980-00/03/1982)
• Tamil Nadu, Adyar Estuary (Lat: 13.01) (Long: 80.28) INDIA (Record: 00/04/1998-00/03/1999)
• Tamil Nadu, Cooum Estuary (Lat: 13.16) (Long: 80.26) INDIA (Record: 00/04/1998-00/03/1999)
• Kerala, Kadinamkulam Backwater INDIA (Record: 10/1991-09/1992)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 18/05/2001-21/05/2001, 18/08/2001-21/08/2001, 18/11/2001-21/11/2001)
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA
• Goa, Zuari Estuary INDIA
• South West Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Natanamurugaraj, G; Ramalingam, R; Senthilkumar, T; Muruganandam, A; Muthukumar, S and Jeyachandran, S (2008) Studies on the ecology and biodiversity of planktonic diatoms in Araslar estuary (Karaikal), southeast Tamilnadu Proceedings of the national symposium on marine and coastal ecosystems Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Marine Fisheries- 623 520, Tamil Nadu, India 30 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Mikroscopia.com Available at - http://forum.mikroscopia.com/
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  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Eswari, YNK and Ramani Bai, R (2002) Distribution and abundance of phytoplankton in the estuarine waters of Chennai, south east coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 44(1 & 2) 205-211 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sobha, V; Rammohan, A; Santhosh, S and Thara, JC (2007) Impact assessment of retting activity on the abundance of phytoplankton species of Kadinamkulam Lake, Southern Kerala Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 29(1 & 2) 187-195 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rath, J and Adhikary, SP (2006) Seasonal variation of phytoplankton in Chilika Lake, east coast of India Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 28(1) 43-48 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Kannapiran, E; Kannan, R and Kannan, L (1997) Immobilization of Nitzschia obtusa W. Smith for stock culture management Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association 19(1-2) 67-73 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Redekar, PD and Wagh, AB (2000) Studies on fouling diatoms from the Zuari estuary,Goa (West coast of India) Seaweed Research and Utilization 22 (1&2) 113 -119 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/376/1/Seaweed_Res_Util_22_113.pdf
  • Gopinathan, CP (1984) A systematic account of the littoral diatoms of the southwest coast of India Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 26(1&2) 2-31 Available at - NIO, Goa

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